Tag Archives: Boron

2009 Jaguar XF has Boron

Just before Ford sold off Jaguar, the XF was redesigned with the latest generation steels. The upper body uses almost every type of advanced steel – including high carbon steels, dual-phase, hot-formed boron steels, and bake-hardened steels – which form ...

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No Boron in 2006 or older GM Vehicles

At the Collision Industry Conference (CIC) and I-CAR annual meeting in 2006 GM’s Bob Hartman said right now GM doesn’t use any boron steel in the structure of its vehicles. Based off that information, a Firefighter can take a quick ...

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2009 F-150 uses Ultra-high Strength Steel

The 2009 F-150, with an all-new hydro formed steel body structure including an industry-first use of tubular ultra-high strength steel, is engineered to earn top safety ratings from the National Highway Transportation Safety Administration and the Insurance Institute for Highway ...

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Ford uses of Boron and UHSS

Ford 2009 + Flex – Uses lightweight aluminum-coated boron in the body structure. Ultra high-strength boron steel in the B-pillar. 2009 + Focus – Uses high-strength steel for both the body structure and exterior body panels. 2009 + F150 – ...

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List of Boron by Automaker

Make sure you look at the List of Vehicles with Boron and UHSS broken down by vehicle division brand news like Chevrolet and Honda. This is the most up-to-date list as of 11/4/2009. General Motors Ford Chrysler Daimler AG BMW ...

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